The clinical psychologists at www.christchurchpsychology.co.nz have been writing regular columns for The Press for some years, each writing about his or her own area of speciality. Today, the six clinicians have come together to write about some of the psychological effects of the ongoing earthquakes in Christchurch on various aspects of everyone’s lives.
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Christchurch and Canterbury have taken a beating over this past year, and the sentiment, “I’m just over it”, is frequently expressed by many. Because this natural disaster was not a one-off event, but multiple – and extended over a prolonged period of time – this can be very wearying to our neurochemical and psychological systems.
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ONE STOP SHOCK SHOP
Earthquake Recovery Information Sheet
The essential list for everything recovery.
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The earthquake of September 4th 2010 and again on February 22nd 2011 have had a significant effect on most people living in Canterbury.
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Small Steps Forward To Get Back Into Everyday Life After The Earthquake
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Here are some useful tips for taking care of yourself during this time of widespread community stress:
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It’s the end of October 2010, and there have been over 2000 earthquakes since 4 September.
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Everyone in Christchurch has experienced extremely traumatic events over the past few days.
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In recent times, there appears to have been an increasing number of natural disasters occurring, such as the earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, China, and the tsunami experienced in Samoa last year.
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